Starting a blog is a big decision. You may think you don’t have enough to share, that your story, or your writing doesn’t matter, that you aren’t enough of a tech guru, or that its much work to do a blog to record your experiences, or that it will cost to much to have your own website.
None of that is true! Whether your wanting to do a family blog, mommy blog, travel blogs, art / photography blog, or whatever else of the myriad of topics and interests there are you can do it! Your experiences do matter, and telling your story through meaningful pictures and text is really fun. Even knowing you may be writing about a experience later helps you in the moment to take meaningful pictures and notice fun facts that may interest others.
This article on Becoming Minimalist is a especially great resource on why you should blog, very inspiring with key points on why a blog is beneficial. Having a blog on your little corner of the web gives you the ability to control your content. The ability to write real stories with length, words and pictures complimenting each other in a meaningful narrative is fantastic. Worst case scenario it will stretch your personal creative writing and reading skills. Best case scenario you will impact others in a positive way through your story and content.
You can head over to WordPress and get a free .wordpress domain for starts, once there are plenty of free themes. If your would like pay for a .com domain you can upgrade later. If your really looking for a certain look on your website or blog you can also upgrade to premium theme later.
Once you claim your domain, and select your website theme, it’s just a matter of hitting the Write tab and getting started on your first post!